Things get totemic in “Trou Normand,” HANNIBAL 1×09, as Melinda and Michael relish the series’ great late-season groove.
It’s a battle of the madmen – Chesapeake Ripper vs. Cat-Gut-Guy – in HANNIBAL 1×08, “Fromage.” But what does a “world of monsters” take mean for Hannibal Lecter?
HANNIBAL 1×07, “Sorbet,” finally sees the series settle into a familiar shape: a magnificent banquet of madness where – as always – “nothing is vegetarian.”
Melinda and Michael are thankful for the arrival of Drs. Chilton and Gideon in “Entrée,” HANNIBAL 1×06, but find this week’s episode an uneasy feast.
Did we just smell HANNIBAL 1×05, “Coquilles?” No, but we watched it, and now we talk murder angels, the proper first appearance of Bella, and casual conversational French. Also, a special guest sneezy cat.
HANNIBAL 1×04 – “Œuf,” an episode held from airing in the US due to a shooting, starts a discussion of ratings and financing, people suits, and coffee flavor preferences.
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Michael and Melinda find that “Potage,” HANNIBAL 1×03, proves a hearty stew of Garrett Jacob Hobbs stuff, skin furniture, and Zachary Quinto.
“Amuse-Bouche,” HANNIBAL 1×02, proves a meaty follow-up to the pilot. Michael risks his life with bad pronunciation, and Melinda has some thoughts about Dr. Katz.
HANNIBAL’s pilot, “Aperitif,” begins our main course: season 1. Thoughts on real true crime, fake true crime, and Dylan McDermott are among topics this week.
Our first course: MANHUNTER, the 1986 adaptation of Thomas Harris’ “Red Dragon” by writer/director Michael Mann. How does MANHUNTER play into the rest of the Hannibal legacy?